« Back

Crispy Tuna Potato Cakes

http://www.moodiefoodie.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Crispy-Tuna-Potato-Cakes-wpcf_271x171.jpg

Serves 4 – Makes 12 cakes

A healthy version of the ‘70s potato roesti, these lovely potato cakes are light, filling and packed with goodness. A real family favourite!
Per Serve: 1490.5kj (356cals); 12.3g total fat (2.3g saturated fat); 5g fibre; 7.5g protein


facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

You’ll need

800g Sebago or Desiree potatoes (skin on), washed
425g can tuna in springwater, well drained
50g (about 4 large spring onions), finely chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Salt and pepper to taste
2 tbsp olive oil

Let’s go

Place potatoes in a saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and boil for 10 minutes. Drain and allow to cool slightly before grating into a large bowl. Add tuna, spring onions and egg and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan on medium heat. Add ½ cup portions of mixture to the pan and flatten with an spatula (you should be able to get 4 cakes cooking at once). Cook for 3 minutes and flip gently (if they break a little, just push them back together and continue to cook). Cook the other side for 3 minutes. Place cakes in a medium-low oven (about 120-140C) to keep warm. Use remaining oil in the pan and continue with remaining mixture. Serve with salad or vegetables of your choosing and a spritz of lemon.

 

Why it’s good for you
Tuna potato cakes are a fantastic mid week dinner as they’re quick and oh so healthy. Tuna gives a boost of protein that will keep you going until bed time, the potato flesh is packed with soothing carbs and the potato skin gives a boost of fibre. Perfect!
Per Serve: 1490.5kj (356cals); 12.3g total fat (2.3g saturated fat); 5g fibre; 7.5g protein

home-lighten-up

Mood Food Loveheart

Blue Apron2

VIP badge (3)

Breakfast Banana SmoothieB1

In the mood for THE Best Breakfast Smoothie EVER

My girls don’t always feel like breakfast and it can be grind to get them to eat something that will

Vegetarian Spag BolB1

In the mood for Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spag Bol. It’s a dish I grew up on. It’s the first recipe I learnt to cook by myself. It’s been my

You might like